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Rebekka E. Böhme lives in Berlin and has been working as a freelance dancer and choreographer since 2007. She works with artists from various disciplines, choreographers and companies, such as the Volksbühne Berlin/René Pollesch, Derida Dance Company, Deutsches Theater, performing:group, SETanztheater, the guts company, Alexandra Rauh, Yoshiko Waki, Alexandra Pirici, Naneci Yurdagül, shua group and others.
Projects, performances and festivals have also taken her to Turkey, the Netherlands, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Spain, Portugal, Serbia and Hungary.


She studied dance in Berlin and continued her training in Salzburg/Austria (with Cie. Helene Weinzierl, Jurai Korec) and in Israel (Batsheva Dance Company, Vertigo Dance Company) as well as at numerous dance and circus workshops, including with Peeping Tom, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Anton Lachky, öff öff productions, CAB - Circus Akademie Berlin, Cirkus in Beweging Leuven (Erasmus+ scholarship 2019). 2021 - 2022 Rebekka was a scholarship holder of the University of Hildesheim Foundation and the Federal Academy for Cultural Education Wolfenbüttel and completed the 1-year certification course "Artistic Interventions in Cultural Education", funded by the Mercator Foundation.

Her choreographies and artistic productions are created in a wide variety of contexts. She creates dance pieces that are not only seen in classical stage spaces, vertical dance performances and aerial dance performances as well as experimental dance films. She also regularly develops performative and circus works with children and young people.
In the artists' collective mind_the_gut, she realised cross-genre works from 2009 - 2013 in collaboration with Johanna Roggan and artists from art disciplines such as film, music, interactive design, acting and others.


Rebekka also works in the fields of cultural education (e.g. with Neue Nationalgalerie), conceptualisation and project coordination. She has organised cultural days, dance and exhibition events, coordinated festivals and assisted with dance and theatre productions.
She also teaches contemporary dance in Germany and abroad, leads workshops, performance projects and worked as a circus trainer in the Cabuwazi circus and in the Beyond Borders project with refugee children and young people. Since her formation in bungee dance and the immersion in vertical/harness dance techniques, she has also teaches dance on an elastic/static rope, playing with the flying body.
 

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